Degrees and Certifications:
2008 Ph.D., Educational Leadership University of Alabama-Birmingham & University of Alabama 2004 Administration Endorsement University of Alabama Birmingham 2002 Reading Specialist Endorsement University of Alabama Huntsville 1991 Master of Arts in Elementary & Early Childhood University of Alabama Birmingham 1988 Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an Endorsement in Early Childhood Jacksonville State University 1987 Associate of Science Northeast Alabama State Community College 1985 Fort Payne High School Fort Payne, Alabama
Dr. Danna "Dee Dee" Jones
Dr. Dee Dee Jones is the Superintendent for Hartselle City Schools. During her 31 years in education, she has served in many different roles. While working with Decatur City Schools, Dr. Jones served as Curriculum, Professional Development, and Career Tech Supervisor for the system. She also served as principal of Somerville Road Elementary for 6 years. Dr. Jones has been a middle school assistant principal, reading specialist in the middle school and high school, and taught middle school English language arts. Currently, she teaches at the University of Alabama-Birmingham as an adjunct professor; and, has been named as the 2018 Jacksonville State Alumna of the Year.
Dr. Jones is married to Joe Thomas Jones, III. She and Joe have two daughters—Emsley Peyton Jones and Caroline Olivia Jones.
Hartselle Rotary Club
Hartselle Lions Club
CLAS (Council of Leaders in Alabama Schools)
SSA (School Superintendents of Alabama)
Athens State Bureau of Visitors
Athens State Board of Trustees – Education Committee
Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce Board
Jacksonville State Alumni Association
Hartselle Alumni Association
Westmeade Baptist Church